Category Archives: Historical Photography

Wordless Wednesday: Charles Peter Anderson and daughter Mary Louise Anderson, c. 1920

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Talented Tuesday: “Fiddler Charlie” Andrews

My family prides itself as being very musical. Nearly everyone plays at least one musical instrument, and most of us play more. This tradition goes back a long way, and I can tell you my 3rd Great Grandfather, Benjamin Elam, … Continue reading

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To America! Santiago de Cuba Steamship from Copenhagen to New York arriving Aug. 1869

Thanks for the National Library of Sweden’s Online Digitized Swedish newspapers collection, which is fully text searchable, I found a newspaper advertisement of the exact voyage my ancestors took to America! This from the Gotlands tidning (Gotland Journal) published July … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Pictures Received Yesterday, Great Grandmother Etta (Wright) Henderson

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Sunday’s Obituary: Ada Marian (Winn) Anderson died 06 Feb., 1937, Hannibal, MO

The above is the obituary of my great grandmother Ada Marian (Winn) Anderson, as published in the Hannibal Courier Post, Hannibal, MO, about 8 Feb., 1934. Here’s the text: WOMAN DIES, ILL 4 WEEKS¬†FUNERAL FOR MRS. ADA ANDERSON TO BE … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Grandma’s Band, Circa 1925

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MDLandRec.Net A Digital Image Retrieval System for Land Records in Maryland

Did you know you can view ALL Maryland land records online!?!?!? REALLY!!!! MDLandRec.Net A Digital Image Retrieval System for Land Records in Maryland A Joint eGovernment Service of the Maryland Judiciary and the Maryland State Archives The Maryland Judiciary, the … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Hay Baler, circa 1920

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Wedding Wednesday:Unknown Wedding ca. 1918

For one side of the family, even for the very old photos, Grandma drilled into me who the old folks were pretty well. On the other, however, I have many photos that are a mystery. ¬†Maybe future photo recognition technology … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Circus Folk

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